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Cafe Des Arts

28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
+44 1424 434564
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (38 reviews)
“soda bread” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely cafe! My fiancé and I visited for the first time a week ago and have already been back a second time! We’ve had breakfast both times and it was delicious on both occasions. My fiancé is a meat eater so he has...More

Thank JazPook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious vegetarian and meat breakfast! Good quality ingredients. Lovely atmosphere. Excellent cakes!

Thank Claire L
Des A, Trainee at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comment. All the staff are very happy that you enjoyed your food and your stay, we all hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went here on our last day really nice had the steak was lovely mad the wife had the chicken friendly staff clean and tidy.

Thank Gareth c
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The cafe is unpretentious.The menu is solid ,satisfying and value for money, delivered quietly efficiently and politely in unfussy, spacious if somewhat worn surroundings. The take out items available for purchase are worth a browse .We were torn between the soup ,stew and all day...More

Thank John M
Des A, Trainee at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comment. All the staff are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and that you really loved the food. We all strive to give the best service we can to our customers and we will always help with...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This cafe is brilliant. Plus the aim of the café and its art gallery is to provide people with autism an opportunity to undertake work-based learning and to showcase and sell their art work. Which is some mission statement. Surrounded by cook books and jams...More

Thank Bill P
Des A, Trainee at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comment. We are glad that you liked all the items on display and that you loved the food and drink. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Came cross Café Des Artes by accident on windy walk towards the pier. Had no idea where it ranked on Tripadvisor but looked nice. Reasonable selection of food on menu for all tastes, chose vegetarian breakfast and a Chicken Avocado & bacon bloomer. The wife...More

Thank TheGuv-and-Bolli
Des A, Trainee at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comment. We are glad that you came across us on your journey and are very happy you enjoyed everything on the menu. All the staff make everyone feel welcome and give a great service to the customers. We hope to...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for hearty well priced snack. I had smoked salmon sandwich. This was so fresh and mouth watering. The staff are lovely and prices reasonable. My daughter had ploughmans and it was huge.More

Thank Angie B
Des A, Trainee at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely comment, we are so glad that you and your daughter enjoyed your food and we hope you will come back again for more food and a beverage. The staff always give a service with a smile to all the customers...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Recently the menu has shrunk and offers much less choice, making this venue more average and less unique. The moroccan soups and multitude of vegetarian options don't exist any longer, though it is still possible to eat vegetarian if you don't mind crisps and cheese....More

1  Thank SeraphineAdagio
Des A, Trainee at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for the comment, we have made a few changes to the cafe like seating as it is easier to navigate round and the staff can put the drinks on the tables, the menu has less options on it so it's easier for both customer...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went to this place 3 times over the course of a week long holiday in Hastings. It was not a disappointment. The first time we waited a bit longer than expected so initially I had my concerns. But when the food arrived it was...More

Thank George L L
Des A, Owner at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks for your visits and your kind and considered review.

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Had a business meeting here. The service is brilliant, the food is absolutely fantastic and the atmosphere is calm and lovely. Would return if I'm next in Hastings!More

Thank bumbags
Des A, Trainee at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for the lovely comment. Our food is made by a wonderful chef and the coffee is done by wonderful staff as well. We are glad you picked our cafe when you visited and next time you come again we hope to make it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 434564
Description
The cafe is run as a business and a social enterprise which provides training and work experience for people with autistic spectrum condition. The aim is for the trainees to learn transferable skills which will enhance their choices of future employment in the wider community.
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